St. Charles County, Missouri

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St. Charles County, Missouri
St. Charles County Missouri Courthouse 20141018 A.jpg
County Courthouse in St. Charles
Map of Missouri highlighting St. Charles County
Location in the U.S. state of Missouri
Map of the United States highlighting Missouri
Missouri's location in the U.S.
Founded October 1, 1812
Named for Charles Borromeo
Seat St. Charles
Largest city O'Fallon
Area
 • Total 593 sq mi (1,536 km2)
 • Land 560 sq mi (1,450 km2)
 • Water 32 sq mi (83 km2), 5.4%
Population (est.)
 • (2015) 385,590
 • Density 667/sq mi (257.51/km²)
Congressional districts 2nd, 3rd
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Website www.sccmo.org

St. Charles County is a county located in the eastern portion of the U.S. state of Missouri. As of the 2010 census, the population was 360,485,[1] making it the third-most populous county in Missouri. Its county seat is St. Charles.[2] The county was organized October 1, 1812 and named for Saint Charles Borromeo, an Italian cardinal. The current county executive is Steve Ehlmann, since January 2007.

St. Charles County is part of the St. Louis, MO-IL Metropolitan Statistical Area and contains many of the city's northern suburbs.

The wealthiest county in Missouri,[3] St. Charles County is one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation. The county is also recognized as very conservative, ranking in the top 100 nationally, and many residents support a gun culture.[4]

St. Charles County includes an area of vineyards and wineries whose distinction has been nationally recognized. On its rural outer edge along the south-facing bluffs above the Missouri River is an area of numerous wineries, so that Missouri Route 94 is sometimes called the Missouri Weinstrasse. The area includes the Augusta AVA, designated in 1980 as the first American Viticultural Area by the federal government.

History[edit]

The County of St. Charles was originally called the District of St. Charles and had no definite limits until 1816 to 1818 when neighboring counties were formed.[5] The borders of St. Charles are the same today as they were in 1818.

Geography[edit]

St. Charles County is the only known habitat of the decurrent false aster in Missouri.
St. Charles County is the only known habitat of the decurrent false aster (Boltonia decurrens) in Missouri. Listed as threatened by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and as Endangered by the Missouri Department of Conservation, it is declining due to loss of wetlands habitat.[6]

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 593 square miles (1,540 km2), of which 560 square miles (1,500 km2) is land and 32 square miles (83 km2) (5.4%) is water.[7]

The highest elevation is 901 feet (275 m) northwest of Augusta near Femme Osage Creek headwaters.[8]

Adjacent counties[edit]

Major highways[edit]

  • I-64.svg I-64 – Major freeway in the western portion of the county. Originally U.S. Route 40, the highway was upgraded to Interstate standards in the late 2000s. The highway was resigned as Interstate 64 from the Daniel Boone Bridge to Interstate 70 in Wentzville in 2009.
  • I-70.svg I-70 – The major east-west thoroughfare in the county. It is mostly a six-lane freeway throughout most of the county but there are sections in St. Charles and St. Peters where the Interstate widens to 11 lanes of traffic.
  • US 40.svg US-40
  • US 61.svg US-61
  • US 67.svg US-67
  • MO-79.svg Rte-79
  • MO-94.svg Rte-94
  • MO-364.svg Rte-364 – A freeway in the southern and central portions of the county that begins at Interstate 270 in western St. Louis County and ends at Interstate 64 in Lake St. Louis.
  • MO-370.svg Rte-370 – A six-lane freeway that connects Interstate 70 in St. Charles County and Interstate 270 in St. Louis County.

National protected area[edit]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1810 3,505
1820 3,970 13.3%
1830 4,320 8.8%
1840 7,911 83.1%
1850 11,454 44.8%
1860 16,523 44.3%
1870 21,304 28.9%
1880 23,065 8.3%
1890 22,977 −0.4%
1900 24,474 6.5%
1910 24,695 0.9%
1920 22,828 −7.6%
1930 24,354 6.7%
1940 25,562 5.0%
1950 29,834 16.7%
1960 52,970 77.5%
1970 92,954 75.5%
1980 144,107 55.0%
1990 212,907 47.7%
2000 283,883 33.3%
2010 360,485 27.0%
Est. 2015 385,590 [9] 7.0%
U.S. Decennial Census[10]
1790-1960[11] 1900-1990[12]
1990-2000[13] 2010-2015[1]

As of 2010, there were 360,485 people, 132,906 households, and 77,060 families residing in the county. The population density was 643 people per square mile (1665/km²). There were 142,766 housing units at an average density of 73 persons/km² (188 persons/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 91.3% White, 4.4% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.3% Asian, 0.1% Pacific Islander, and 1.6% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.9% of the population.

There were 101,663 households out of which 40.50% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 63.20% were married couples living together, 9.20% have a woman whose husband does not live with her, and 24.20% were non-families. 19.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.90% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.76 and the average family size was 3.18.

In the county the population was spread out with 29.00% under the age of 18, 8.20% from 18 to 24, 32.60% from 25 to 44, 21.60% from 45 to 64, and 8.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 97.10 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.10 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $71,458, and the median income for a family was $64,415. Males had a median income of $44,528 versus $29,405 for females. The per capita income for the county was $23,592. 4.00% of the population and 2.80% of families were below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 4.90% are under the age of 18 and 5.10% are 65 or older.

St. Charles County, with an estimated population of 373,495, has been one of the fastest-growing counties in the country for decades, with 55% growth in the 1970s, 48% in the 1980s, 33% in the 1990s, and another 27% in the 2000s. The county features a cross-section of industry, as well as extensive retail and some agriculture. With the Missouri River on the south and east and the Mississippi River on the north, the county is bisected east to west by Interstate 70. St. Charles County has two small airports, St. Charles County Smartt Airport and St. Charles Airport, and two ferries that cross the Mississippi River.

Racial composition 2010[14] 2015[15]
White 91.3% 90.4%
—Non-Hispanic 89.1% 87.6%
Black or African American 4.4% 4.8%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 2.9% 3.2%
Asian 2.3% 2.6%
Two or More Races 1.6% 1.9%

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

  • Fort Zumwalt R-II School District – O'Fallon
    • Joseph L. Mudd Elementary School – (K-02) – O'Fallon
    • St. Peters Elementary School – (K-02) – St. Peters
    • Dardenne Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Emge Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Hawthorn Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Mid Rivers Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Mount Hope Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Ostmann Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Pheasant Point Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Progress South Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Rock Creek Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Twin Chimneys Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Westhoff Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Forest Park Elementary School – (03-05) – O'Fallon
    • Lewis & Clark Elementary School – (03-05) – St. Peters
    • Dr. Bernard J. DuBray Middle School – (06-08) – St. Peters
    • Ft. Zumwalt North Middle School – (06-08) – O'Fallon
    • Ft. Zumwalt South Middle School – (06-08) – St. Peters
    • Ft. Zumwalt West Middle School – (06-08) – O'Fallon
    • Ft. Zumwalt East High School – (09-12) – St. Peters
    • Ft. Zumwalt North High School – (09-12) – O'Fallon
    • Ft. Zumwalt South High School – (09-12) – St. Peters
    • Ft. Zumwalt West High School – (09-12) – O'Fallon
  • Francis Howell R-III School District – St. Peters
    • Early Childhood Family Education Center – (PK) – St. Peters
    • Early Childhood Family Education Center – (PK) – St. Peters
    • Early Childhood Family Education Center – (PK) – Weldon Spring
    • Becky-David Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Castlio Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Central Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Daniel Boone Elementary School – (K-05) – New Melle
    • Fairmount Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Harvest Ridge Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Charles
    • Henderson Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Independence Elementary School – (K-05) – Weldon Spring
    • John Weldon Elementary School – (K-05) – Dardenne Prairie
    • Warren Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Peters
    • Barnwell Middle School – (06-08) – St. Peters
    • Bryan Middle School – (06-08) – Weldon Spring
    • Francis Howell Middle School – (06-08) – Weldon Spring
    • Hollenbeck Middle School – (06-08) – St. Peters
    • Saeger Middle School – (06-08) – Cottleville
    • Francis Howell Central High School – (09-12) – Cottleville
    • Francis Howell North High School – (09-12) – St. Peters
    • Francis Howell High School – (09-12) – Weldon Spring Heights
  • Orchard Farm R-V School District – St. Charles
    • Discovery Elementary School – (PK-02) – St. Charles
    • Orchard Farm Elementary School – (K-05) – St. Charles
    • Orchard Farm Middle School – (06-08) – St. Charles
    • Orchard Farm High School – (09-12) – St. Charles
  • St. Charles R-VI School District – St. Charles
    • Coverdell Elementary School – (K-04) – St. Charles
    • George M. Null Elementary School – (K-04) – St. Charles
    • Harris Elementary School – (K-04) – St. Charles
    • Monroe Elementary School – (K-04) – St. Charles
    • Lincoln Elementary School – (K-04) – St. Charles
    • Jefferson Intermediate School – (05-06) – St. Charles
    • Hardin Middle School – (07-08) – St. Charles
    • St. Charles High School – (09-12) – St. Charles
    • St. Charles West High School – (09-12) – St. Charles
  • Wentzville R-IV School District – Wentzville
    • Early Childhood Center – (PK) – Wentzville
    • Heritage Primary School – (K-02) – Wentzville
    • Boone Trail Elementary School – (K-05) – Wentzville
    • Crossroads Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Duello Elementary School – (K-05) – Lake St. Louis
    • Discovery Ridge Elementary School – (K-05) – Lake St. Louis
    • Green Tree Elementary School – (K-05) – Lake St. Louis
    • Peine Ridge Elementary School – (K-05) – Wentzville
    • Prairie View Elementary School – (K-05) – O'Fallon
    • Heritage Intermediate School – (03-05) – Wentzville
    • Frontier Middle School – (06-08)– O'Fallon
    • Wentzville Middle School – (06-08) – Wentzville
    • Wentzville South Middle School – (06-08) – Wentzville
    • Liberty High School – (09-10) – Lake St. Louis
    • Emil E. Holt High School – (09-12) – Wentzville
    • Timberland High School – (09-12) – Wentzville

Private schools[edit]

Alternative schools[edit]

  • Boonslick State School – St. Peters – Special Education
  • Fort Zumwalt Hope High School – O'Fallon – Other/Alternative School – (09-12)
  • Francis Howell Union High School – St. Charles – Other/Alternative School – (09-12)
  • Heritage Landing – St. Peters – Other/Alternative School – (06-12)
  • Lewis & Clark Career Center – St. Charles – Vocational/Technical School – (09-12)
  • Quest Day Treatment Center – St. Charles – Other/Alternative School – (06-12)

Higher education[edit]

Law and government[edit]

St. Charles County is governed by a county executive and a county council. The county council consists of seven members, each elected from various districts in the county. The county executive is elected by the entire county. The current executive is Steve Ehlmann. He was preceded by Joe Ortwerth, who was preceded by Gene Schwendemann, the first county executive of St. Charles County under the new form of government. The executive under the old form of county government was termed a "judge." The county hsd 258,525 registered voters as of March, 2016.[16]

The St. Charles County Police Department operates under the authority of the St. Charles County government and is the largest law enforcement agency in St. Charles County.St. Charles County Police Department (SCCPD)

St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD) is the largest district in Missouri, serving all of St. Charles County and its population of nearly 370,000.St. Charles County Ambulance District (SCCAD)

Politics[edit]

Local[edit]

The Republican Party predominantly controls politics at the local level in St. Charles County. Republicans hold all the elected positions in the county.[17]

Position Incumbent Party
Assessor Scott Shipman Republican
Collector Michelle McBride Republican
Council Member – District 1 Joe Cronin Republican
Council Member – District 2 Joseph Brazil Republican
Council Member – District 3 Michael Elam Republican
Council Member – District 4 David Hammond Republican
Council Member – District 5 Terry Hollander Republican
Council Member – District 6 Mike Klinghammer Republican
Council Member – District 7 John White Republican
County Executive Steve Ehlmann Republican
Director of Elections Rich Chrismer Republican
Prosecuting Attorney Tim Lohmar Republican[18]
Recorder Barbara J. Hall Republican
Chief of Police David Todd Republican

State[edit]

Past Gubernatorial Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2012 48.58% 89,144 48.97% 89,860 2.45% 4,486
2008 44.51% 82,440 53.84% 99,705 1.65% 3,058
2004 55.90% 91,323 42.96% 70,184 1.14% 1,865
2000 58.24% 74,357 39.49% 50,415 2.27% 2,907
1996 49.48% 47,886 48.01% 46,462 2.50% 2,424

St. Charles County is divided into twelve legislative districts in the Missouri House of Representatives, eleven of which are held by Republicans and one held by a Democrat.

Missouri House of Representatives — District 42 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bart Korman 528 75.11 -24.89%
Democratic Rod Sturgeon 175 24.89 +24.89%
Missouri House of Representatives — District 42 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bart Korman 995 100.00
Missouri House of Representatives — District 63 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bryan Spencer 5,734 68.63 +5.26
Democratic Bryan Pinette 2,621 31.37 -5.26
Missouri House of Representatives — District 63 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bryan Spencer 8,928 63.37
Democratic Bill Stinson 5,161 36.63
  • District 64 - Robert Cornejo (R-St. Peters). Consists of Flint Hill, Josephville, St. Paul, and parts of O'Fallon and St. Peters.
Missouri House of Representatives — District 64 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert Cornejo 4,280 67.78 +13.51
Democratic Laura Castaneda 2,035 32.22 -13.51
Missouri House of Representatives — District 64 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Robert Cornejo 6,353 54.27
Democratic Wayne Henke 5,353 45.73
  • District 65 - Anne Zerr (R-St. Charles). Consists of West Alton, Portage Des Sioux, and part of St. Charles.
Missouri House of Representatives — District 65 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Anne Zerr 7,688 100.00 +17.94
Missouri House of Representatives — District 65 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Anne Zerr 12,751 82.06
Libertarian John Alsup 2,788 17.94
Missouri House of Representative — District 70 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Joe Corica 1511 65.02 +0.83
Democratic Bill Otto 811 34.98 -0.83
Missouri House of Representatives — District 70 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Eugene Dokes 2,581 64.19
Democratic Bill Otto 1,440 35.81
  • District 102 - Kurt Bahr (R-O'Fallon). Consists of Weldon Springs Heights, and parts of O'Fallon, Dardenne Prairie, New Melle, and Weldon Spring.
Missouri House of Representatives — District 102 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kurt Bahr 6,809 69.81 +7.08
Democratic John Callahan 2,944 30.19 -7.08
Missouri House of Representatives — District 102 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kurt Bahr 11,713 62.73
Democratic John Callahan 6,960 37.27
  • District 103 - John Wiemann (R-O'Fallon). Consists of Cottleville and parts of O'Fallon, St. Peters, and Weldon Spring.
Missouri House of Representatives — District 103 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican John Wiemann 7,308 78.68 -21.32
Libertarian Dean Hodge 1,980 21.32 +21.32
Missouri House of Representatives — District 103 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Doug Funderburk 15,749 100.00
Missouri House of Representatives — District 104 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kathie Conway 5,852 63.14 +6.78
Democratic Terry Lesinski 3,417 36.86 -6.78
Missouri House of Representatives — District 104 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Kathie Conway 9.834 56.36
Democratic Terry Lesinski 7,614 43.64
Missouri House of Representatives — District 105 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mark Parkinson 6,729 61.84 +1.22
Democratic Matt Judkins 4,152 38.16 -1.22
Missouri House of Representatives — District 105 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Mark Parkinson 11,721 60.62
Democratic Debbie Bixler 7,613 39.38
Missouri House of Representatives — District 106 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Chrissy Sommer 5,452 63.70 +3.46
Democratic Ken Tucker 3,107 36.30 -3.46
Missouri House of Representatives — District 106 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Chrissy Sommer 9,683 60.24
Democratic Morton Todd 6,391 39.76
  • District 107 – Ron Hicks (R-St. Peters). Consists of parts of Lake St. Louis, O’Fallon, and St. Peters.
Missouri House of Representatives – District 107 – St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ron Hicks 6,681 100.00 +44.42
Missouori House of Representatives — District 107 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ron Hicks 9,625 55.58
Democratic Rod Hoffman 7,692 44.42
Missouri House of Representatives — District 108 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Justin Hill 7,402 72.73 -27.27
Democratic Marlon Williams 2,775 27.27 +27.27
Missouri House of Representatives — District 108 — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Chuck Gatschenberger 15,532 100.00

St. Charles County is divided into two districts in the Missouri Senate, both of which have elected Republicans.

  • District 2 – Bob Onder (R-Lake St. Louis). Consists of the communities of Augusta, Dardenne Prairie, Flint Hill, Foristell, Josephville, Lake St. Louis, New Melle, O'Fallon, St. Paul, Weldon Spring Heights, and Wentzville.
Missouri Senate — District 2 — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Bob Onder 37,607 100.00
  • District 23 – consists of Portage Des Sioux, St. Charles, St. Peters, Weldon Spring, and West Alton. The seat is currently vacant. Tom Dempsey (R-St. Charles) resigned effective August 7, 2015.[19]
Missouri Senate – District 23 – St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Tom Dempsey 72,270 100.00

Federal[edit]

Part of St. Charles County is included in Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District and is currently represented by Ann Wagner in the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. House of Representatives — Missouri’s 2nd Congressional District — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ann Wagner 24,266 67.95 +4.88
Democratic Arthur Lieber 9,913 27.76 -5.79
Libertarian Bill Slantz 1,534 4.29 +1.48
U.S. House of Representatives — Missouri's 3rd Congressional District — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Ann Wagner 42,570 63.07
Democratic Glenn Koenen 22,646 33.55
Libertarian Bill Slantz 1,897 2.81
Constitution Anatol Zorikova 388 0.57

Most of St. Charles County is included in Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District and is currently represented by Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-St. Elizabeth) in the U.S. House of Representatives.

U.S. House of Representatives — Missouri’s 3rd Congressional District — St. Charles County (2014)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 38,033 64.92 +5.70
Democratic Courtney Denton 17,756 30.31 -6.76
Libertarian Steven Hendrick 2,794 4.77 +1.06
U.S. House of Representatives — Missouri's 3rd Congressional District — St. Charles County (2012)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer 63,446 59.22
Democratic Eric Mayer 39,711 37.07
Libertarian Steven Wilson 3,973 3.71
Past Presidential Elections Results
Year Republican Democratic Third Parties
2012 59.66% 110,732 38.69% 71,798 1.65% 3,067
2008 54.27% 102,550 44.55% 84,183 1.18% 2,224
2004 58.61% 95,826 40.89% 66,855 0.50% 807
2000 56.04% 72,114 41.81% 53,806 2.15% 2,766
1996 46.66% 47,705 40.46% 41,369 12.88% 13,172

2016 Missouri Presidential Primary results[edit]

Republican

Donald Trump won the most votes in St. Charles County, with 41.50 percent. U.S. Senator Ted Cruz (R-Texas) came in second with 38.87 percent, Governor John Kasich (R-Ohio) came in third with 10.70 percent, and U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-Florida) came in fourth with 7.10 percent.

Democratic

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont) won the primary with 54.32 percent to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 44.80 percent.

2012 Missouri Presidential Primary results[edit]

Republican

Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum (R-Pennsylvania) won the most votes in St. Charles County, with 56.29 percent. Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-Massachusetts) came in second with 25.43 percent, and former U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) came in third with 12.69 percent.

Democratic

With incumbent President Barack Obama facing no serious opposition, few St. Charles County voters voted in the Democratic primary; Obama won 87.83 percent.

2008 Missouri Presidential Primary results[edit]

Republican

Former Governor Mitt Romney (R-Massachusetts) won the most votes in St. Charles County, with 37.72 percent. U.S. Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) came in second with 34.95 percent, former Governor Mike Huckabee (R-Arkansas) came in third with 21.83 percent, and U.S. Representative Ron Paul (R-Texas) came in fourth with 3.83 percent.

Democratic

Former U.S. Senator Hillary Clinton (D-New York) received more votes, a total of 23,611, than any candidate from either party in St. Charles County during the 2008 presidential primary.

St. Charles County, Missouri
2008 Republican primary in Missouri
John McCain 14,705 (34.95%)
Mike Huckabee 9,185 (21.83%)
Mitt Romney 15,869 (37.72%)
Ron Paul 1,613 (3.83%)
St. Charles County, Missouri
2008 Democratic primary in Missouri
Hillary Clinton 23,611 (50.14%)
Barack Obama 22,356 (47.48%)
John Edwards (withdrawn) 821 (1.74%)

Communities[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

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